In exploring such questions, this course aims to provide: • Familiarity with concepts and perspectives commonly used in the study and practice of international relations and foreign policy • Familiarity with global institutions that comprise the p
The Applied Policy Seminar (APS) (now called Strategic Public Policy Consulting or SPPC) is an opportunity for students to conduct a faculty-supervised consulting project for a public, private, or non-profit sector policy organization at the local
This course is designed to introduce the students to what public managers do and to help provide the students with perspectives and opportunities for practice that will help them become effective public managers.
As Chief of the New York City Police Department, William Bratton was fond of saying that the crime rate has the same meaning for a police department as profits have for a business--that the crime rate is the bottom line of policing.
This course focuses on what a practitioner needs to know about multiple regression analysis, a key tool for policy analysis. It is an introduction to econometrics that is less mathematical and theoretical than PUBPOL 571.
What goes on in city government is in many ways more important to our lives than what happens in Washington. This course goes beyond the structure and theory of municipal government to look at how things really happen at the local level.
Detroit was the nation’s most important city in the Twentieth Century because of the the auto industry, the emergence of the blue collar middle class and development of the New Deal. Now it is the most negatively stereotyped city in the nation.